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Braille Bulb Ornament

DO IT YOURSELF PURPOSE: To enable individuals to create simulated braille on ornaments. Fabric paint applied to a glass ornament creates a tactile image. Using a Simulated Braille Technique (see entry), a braille message can be added to the ornament. Required supplies include fabric paint in a variety of colors, round or bulb-shaped glass ornaments in solid colors, and a wine glass to support the bulb during decorating. Place the bulb in the wine glass to support the bulb. With fabric paint, mak

Butler Floss Threader

The Butler Floss Threaders are sewing aids designed to assist in threading needles for individuals with limited dexterity or visual impairment. Floss threaders are normally a dental item, but can be used to thread most sized needles. The sturdy nylon fiber is looped with a space large enough to fit a finger through. Also good for sewing maching threading.

Door Hanger

DO IT YOURSELF PURPOSE: To enable individuals to create simulated braille on ornaments or door hangers. Fabric paint applied to a precut craft foam or wooden door hanger creates a tactile image. Using a Simulated Braille Technique (see entry), a braille message can be added to the hanger. Required supplies include fabric paint in a variety of colors, wood or foam door hanger, foam shapes or other tactile pieces (numbers, letters, shapes, or designs), and a glue gun. Write a name or message on th

Easy Threading Needles

Easy Threading Needles are easy thread sewing needles designed for use by persons with limited dexterity, or who are blind or have low vision. The metallic needle's square eye is easier to thread than standard needle eyes. DIMENSIONS: 0.5 inches long.

Flex Mini Clip-On Magnifier

The Flex Mini Clip-on Magnifier is a magnifying lens for a needlework hoop designed for use by individuals with low vision. This rimless magnifier clips onto a small embroidery frame, clipboard, table edge,or similar surfaces, This magnigier has a high-quality main lens with 2.25 X magnification (five diopter) and an insert lens with 4X magnification for spot checking. DIMENSIONS: The main lens is 3.5 inches and the insert is 0.75 inch.

Heavyweight Self-Threading Sewing Machine Needles

Heavyweight Self-Threading Sewing Machine Needles are self-threading needles designed for use by persons who are blind or have low vision or limited dexterity. These large needles have a separation just under the machine head for threading.

Needle Threader For Sewing Machine

The Needle Threader for Sewing Machine is designed for use by persons who are blind, have low vision, or limited dexterity. The user loops the thread over the hook, puts the hook through the needle hole using the guides, then pulls the thread back through the needle. This threader is made of plastic.

One Second Needle Threader

The One Second Needle Threader is a easy thread sewing needle designed for use by individuals who are have fine motor disabilities or limited dexterity. These needles have an opening near the bottom of the eye that allows the thread to slide in. The user loops the thread, slides it along the top edge of the needle, and waits for the thread to catch in the eye. The set includes 4 large and 4 small needles.

Paper Plate Carnival Masks

Paper Plate Carnival Masks is a do it yourself craft designed for children with learning and fine motor disabilities to learn about the rainforest and practice fine motor skills.

Pre-Threaded Sewing Needles

The Pre-Threaded Sewing Needles are threaded sewing needles designed for use by individuals with low vision, fine motor disabilities, or limited dexterity. Designed to eliminate the need to manually thread needles, these sewing needles are packaged in a kit that contains 10 pre-threaded needles with 10 different thread colors, one safety pin and two buttons. The needles can be re-used as standard sewing needles when the thread runs out.

Seam Lite

The Seam Lite is a lighted sewing aid designed for use by individuals with low vision, arthritis, or fine motor disabilities or seniors. This device assists with ripping out seams and features a built-in LED light and a protective cover. POWER: Uses batteries (included). Replacement batteries are available.

Self Threading Needles

Self Threading Needles are designed to assist in threading for individuals with limited dexterity or visual impairments. These self threading needles have a small groove at the top of the needle eye to catch the thread. Package contains six needles.

Self-Threading Needles

Self-Threading Needles are self-threading sewing needles designed for use by persons who are blind or have low vision or limited dexterity. These needles have an eye at the end with a separation for threading.

Simulated Braille Technique

DO IT YOURSELF PURPOSE: To enable individuals to create simulated braille on ornaments, decorative items, and clothing. Using plastic craft canvas as a template, fabric or textured craft paint or ink to make a tactile dot. To practice, the technique, lay a piece of plastic canvas on a sheet of paper and visualize the holes in the canvas as the dots that make a line of braille cells. Using the top three rows of the canvas, practice making the alphabet or the braille sign for "for" by inserting th

Snag Lite

The Snag Lite is a lighted sewing aid designed for use by individuals with low vision, arthritis, or fine motor disabilities or seniors. This device assists with repairing snags in fabric and features a built-in LED light and a protective cover. POWER: Uses batteries (Included). Replacement batteries are available.

Spread Eye Needle

The Spread Eye Needle is a self-threading needle designed for use by persons who are blind or have low vision or limited dexterity. This steel needle has a large center slit. The thread is placed into this slit, and pulled gently until the needle is threaded. This big eye needle accommodates threads and yarns of all sizes, and can be used for sewing, embroidery, crewel, cross stitch, or beading. One needle per package. DIMENSIONS: 2.25 inches long.

Tangle Art

Tangle Art is a way for people who have limited bilateral coordination to practice their coordination by holding a piece of paper with one hand and tracing with the other, then coloring craft sticks. This activity is good for pre-writing skills. Coloring in the shapes encourages the motor skills needed to move the pencil in handwriting.

Textured Die-Cut Ornaments

DO IT YOURSELF PURPOSE: To enable individuals to create simulated braille on ornaments. Fabric paint applied to die-cut ornaments creates a tactile image. Using a Simulated Braille Technique (see entry), a braille message can be added to the ornament. Required supplies include die-cut shapes of craft foam or flat shapes of other stiff materials, soap flakes, corn syrup, tempera paint, hole punch, and ribbon or yarn. Punch a hole in the top of each shape to hold a ribbon or yarn hanger. Use one o

Thread Lite

The Thread Lite is a lighted needle threader designed for use by individuals with low vision, arthritis, or fine motor disabilities or seniors. This device assists with needle threading and features a built-in LED light and a protective cover. POWER: Uses batteries (Included). Replacement batteries are available.

Wire Loop Needle Threaders

The Wire Loop Needle Threaders are sewing aids designed to assist in threading needles for individuals who have little dexterity in their hands, or who are blind or have low vision. They are sold in packages of two.

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